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Record Store Day: Vinyl, CDs outsell digital musicMusic lovers are paying homage to their local record stores
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FILE - In this December 2017 file photo, singer Taylor Swift performs at Z100's iHeartRadio Jingle Ball at Madison Square Garden on  in New York. Police say a stalker broke into Swift’s New York City townhouse and took a nap. Police say officers investigating a reported break-in Friday, April 20, 2018, found 22-year-old Roger Alvarado asleep in the pop star’s home in the Tribeca neighborhood. (Photo by Evan Agostini/Invision/AP, File)
Police: Stalker broke into Taylor Swift's NYC home, took napPolice say a stalker broke into Taylor Swift's New York City townhouse and took a nap
The Associated Press14 hours ago
Acuff fiddle reunited with owner, lent to Tennessee museumA rare fiddle believed to be once owned by the late country music star Roy Acuff will be exhibited at a Tennessee museum after it was nearly sold at a Goodwill auction earlier
The Associated Press18 hours ago
FILE - In this June 26, 2016, file photo, Beyonce performs "Freedom" at the BET Awards in Los Angeles. When Beyonce paid tribute to historically black colleges at Coachella, the singer’s grand performance reignited interest in the marching band culture creating shockwaves of excitement to students attending those schools. Many from the black community are praising Beyonce for shedding light on HBCUs. Her high-energy festival set over the weekend involved a marching band, dance troupes and step teams from black colleges along with her singing “Lift Every Voice and Sing,” known as the national black anthem. (Photo by Matt Sayles/Invision/AP, File)
From far and wide, Beyonce brings excitement to HBCU cultureWhen Beyonce paid tribute to historically black colleges at Coachella, the singer's grand performance reignited interest in the marching band art form, creating shockwaves of excitement for students attending those schools
The Associated Press18 hours ago
FILE - In this Aug. 30, 2013 file photo, Swedish DJ-producer, Avicii poses for a portrait, in New York. Swedish-born Avicii, whose name is Tim Bergling, was found dead, Friday April 20, 2018, in Muscat, Oman. He was 28. (Photo by Amy Sussman/Invision/AP, File)
The Latest: Nile Rodgers mourns Avicii, talks DJ's drinkingMusic producer Nile Rodgers is expressing sorrow at the death of DJ star Avicii, with whom he developed a close friendship during their collaborations
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FILE - In this Feb. 4, 2007 file photo, Prince performs during the halftime show at the Super Bowl XLI football game at Dolphin Stadium in Miami. A Minnesota doctor accused of illegally prescribing an opioid painkiller for Prince a week before the musician died from a fentanyl overdose has agreed to pay $30,000 to settle a federal civil violation, according to documents made public Thursday, April 19, 2018. Prince was 57 when he was found alone and unresponsive in an elevator at his Paisley Park estate on April 21, 2016. An autopsy found he died of an accidental overdose of fentanyl. (AP Photo/David J. Phillip, File)
Investigation says Prince was isolated, addicted and in painDocuments released in the investigation into Prince's death provide a glimpse about what his final days were like
The Associated Press18 hours ago
FILE - In this Aug. 30, 2013 file photo, Swedish DJ-producer, Avicii poses for a portrait, in New York. Swedish-born Avicii, whose name is Tim Bergling, was found dead, Friday April 20, 2018, in Muscat, Oman. He was 28. (Photo by Amy Sussman/Invision/AP, File)
Avicii, DJ-producer who performed around the world, diesThe Swedish-born producer and DJ known as Avicii has been found dead in Muscat, Oman
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FILE - In this Nov. 1, 2016 file photo, Bruce Springsteen performs at Stand Up For Heroes in New York. Sotheby's said Friday that it will auction a handwritten working manuscript of "Born to Run" in June. The presale estimate for the single sheet of notebook paper with 30 lines of writing is $200,000 to $300,000. (Photo by Greg Allen/Invision/AP, File)
Springsteen 'Born to Run' manuscript heads to summer auctionBruce Springsteen's songwriting scrawl is born to make bucks: Sotheby's says handwritten 'Born to Run' manuscript could fetch $200,000 to $300,000 at June auction
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Rep: EDM star Avicii has died in Muscat, Oman at age 28.Rep: EDM star Avicii has died in Muscat, Oman at age 28.
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Carver County Attorney Mark Metz leaves his press conference without taking questions Thursday, April 19, 2018 in Chaska, Minn., after he announced that no criminal charges will be filed in the death of musician Prince in 2016. The decision effectively ends the state's two-year investigation into how Prince got the fentanyl that killed him. At left is Sheriff Jim Olson. (AP Photo/Jim Mone)
The Latest: Prince's sister troubled by death investigationOne of Prince's sisters is expressing disappointment about the way her brother's death investigation was handled
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FILE - In this March 24, 2018 file photo, Ariana Grande performs "Be Alright" during the "March for Our Lives" rally in support of gun control in Washington. Grande has released her first song since a 2017 terrorist attack during her concert in the United Kingdom.  The 24-year-old posted a video of “No Tears Left to Cry” on Instagram on Friday, April 20, 2018.  The emotional song includes the lyrics: "Right now I'm in a state of mind/ I wanna be in like all the time/ Ain't got no tears left to cry/ So I'm pickin' it up, I'm pickin' up."  (AP Photo/Andrew Harnik)
Ariana Grande releases new song, first since 2017 bombingAriana Grande has released her first song since a 2017 terrorist attack during her concert in the United Kingdom
The Associated Press1 day ago
In this image made from surveillance video provided Thursday, April 19, 2018, by the Carver County Sheriff's Office, as part of an investigative file into Prince's death, the superstar, center, enters a clinic of Dr. Michael Todd Schulenberg on April 20, 2016, the day before he was found dead of an accidental fentanyl overdose. The doctor is not facing criminal charges and his attorney says he had no role in Prince's death. (Carver County Sheriff's Office via AP)
Files show rising alarm in Prince's circle as health failedAs prosecutors closed a two-year probe into Prince's death without filing criminal charges, investigative documents show the singer's inner circle was growing increasingly alarmed and anxious about getting him help for an opioid addiction
The Associated Press1 day ago
People gather in honor of former first lady Barbara Bush outside Houston City Hall, Thursday, April 19, 2018, in Houston. Barbara Bush died on April 17, at the age of 92. (AP Photo/Evan Vucci)
Hundreds celebrate former first lady Barbara Bush in HoustonThe memorials to former first lady Barbara Bush have begun with a celebration of her life in front of Houston's City Hall
The Associated Press1 day ago
CORRECTS TO LEADERSHIP, NOT CITIZENSHIP - Former President George W. Bush presents a medal of Distinguished Leadership to U2 musician Bono during a gala for the Forum on Leadership at the George W. Bush Institute, Thursday, April 19, 2018, in Dallas. (AP Photo/Brandon Wade)
Bono gets new George W. Bush Medal for leadershipRock star Bono presented with first of what the George W. Bush Presidential Center intends to be an annual medal for individuals who change the world in some way
The Associated Press1 day ago
FILE - In this Feb. 4, 2007 file photo, Prince performs during halftime of the Super Bowl XLI football game in Miami. Minnesota prosecutors are planning an announcement Thursday, April 19, 2018, in their two-year investigation into Prince's death. Prince was found alone and unresponsive in an elevator at his Paisley Park estate on April 21, 2016. An autopsy found he died of an accidental overdose of fentanyl, a synthetic opioid 50 times more powerful than heroin. (AP Photo/Chris O'Meara, File)
The Latest: Doctor said Prince 'doesn't look really well'A doctor who treated Prince told the superstar's bodyguard about two weeks before his death that he "just doesn't look really well."
The Associated Press1 day ago
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